Re: Hiroshige Souvenirs of Edo2


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Posted by Jam the House Snail (24.235.70.141) on April 07, 2020 at 10:47:51:

In Reply to: Re: Hiroshige Souvenirs of Edo2 posted by manuD on April 02, 2020 at 09:57:13:

Manu, 御腰掛 would mean "bent-backed" as in the posture of an older person weighted with age. The addition of the honorific makes it sound positive, more praise than insult ("you who have taken on the burden of the many years" vs. "you're old and bent!")


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